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Giants Bringing In Tight Ends

The Giants must not be happy with their tight end situation. We know that they brought in Alex Smith for a visit. Now, they are bringing in Leonard Pope for a visit. Pope, formerly of the Cardinals, is 6-8, and a huge red zone target, but that size hasn’t really translated to production on the […]

Giants Bring In Former Patriots Tight End Alex Smith For A Visit:

A day after trading tight end Michael Matthews to the Patriots for a conditional 2011 draft pick, the Giants brought in former Patriots TE Alex Smith for a visit Sunday, according to a person familiar with the action. The person requested anonymity because he is not authorized to speak on behalf of the Giants or […]

Giants Cut David Tyree; Cutdown Day Open Thread

In expected news, the Giants have cut Super Bowl hero David Tyree. Tyree was a long shot to make the team, as injuries, ineffectiveness, and better players ahead of him made it all but impossible. Because of his status as a Super Bowl hero, some (including me), thought that the Giants would keep him because […]

Position Breakdown: Receivers

Today, we break down the receivers, including tight ends. Remember to take a look at our past breakdowns here. The receiving core has been subject to a lot of criticism. Not all of its merited. I think this is an underrated group. Sure, losing Burress and Toomer will hurt. I do think it will lead […]

Friday Injury Report

UPDATE:(6:11)  Smith has tendinitis, according to coach Tom Coughlin. It’s unclear what part of the body, but Coughlin said Smith should be fine From Newark Star-Ledger: Three players who were out of practice on Wednesday were back in action today. They were: DE Justin Tuck (knee), RT Kareem McKenzie (back) and S Michael Johnson (thigh). One new addition to the injury report: WR […]

Injury Update

From NY Daily News: “Tom Coughlin sounded very optimistic that RB Brandon Jacobs, TE Kevin Boss, DT Barry Cofield and CB Aaron Ross will all be back on the field in time for the Giants’ playoff opener in two weeks. All four of those starters were forced to sit out the Giants’ regular-season finale in […]

Giants-Vikings 1st Half Thoughts

In a game that means absolutely nothing, the Giants are still in it, down 10-9 at the half. Granted, the score means nothing in this game. This game is all about one thing: momentum heading into the bye week. And so far, so good. Eli has played well, managing the game, doing the things he […]

Inactives For Today

According to the Newark Star- Ledger, Brandon Jacobs, Barry Cofield, Aaron Ross, and Kevin Boss are inactive today against the Vikings. Derrick Ward will start for Jacobs, Kevin Dockery for Ross, Jay Alford for Cofield, and Michael Matthews for Boss. Gerris Wilkinson, Derek Hagan, and Leger Douzable are also inactive for the G-Men.